Expanding Medicaid, adding dental insurance to the Affordable Care Act and standardizing the claims form could go a long way to reducing medical and dental costs and keeping Missourians healthy, employed and productive.
We could all take some lessons from the pope. We are all leaders in some context i.e., family, among friends, at church and in our community. We can all put caring into action, establish positive relationships with everyone we encounter and speak out on our interest and the interest of others.
Cutting government spending in hard times only makes times harder. We’re already hurting the economy by cutting government employment too much.
A case scheduled to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday could move federal campaign law closer to Missouri. McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission seeks to throw out the overall limits on what a donor can contribute to all party committees, political action committees and federal candidates in a two-year election cycle.
An editorial in the Columbia Daily Tribune once again continues its traditional sympathetic approach to police misconduct issues.
We cannot afford to shut down our government. Things can go wrong any place, any time, and when they do, we depend on the people who work for this nation.
No matter where these disasters strike, we Missourians are pitching in to help pay the costs of recovery. That makes climate change personal.
Newspapers should make a difference in the communities they serve and stand up for their citizens.
Bikers have a responsibility to follow the laws and rules of the road, just as drivers do.
By voting “yes” to cloture then “no” to adding back in Obamacare language, Senator Blunt has made clear his one true goal: To make a career of being Senator and to protect his job at all costs.
Shuttered offices and websites have shown some of the many ways we’re affected by our federal government. Tell me the shutdown doesn’t touch you, and I’ll suggest you aren’t looking hard enough.
In a departure from tradition, Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, asked Missouri residents to nominate and select two additions to the hall. The decision was popular.
Wednesday's General Faculty meeting was the last for MU Chancellor Brady Deaton, who will retire Nov. 15.
As a nation, we have decided that government will perform certain duties. We can argue about which of them are vital, but those discussions should take place calmly and rationally, not at the point of a gun held by greedy people.
As I think about it, maybe it is our generation that doesn’t spend enough quality time with our children today. Maybe it is our generation that will not protect young children from standards that are too high or expectations by society today.
Proposed legislation in the U.S. Senate would require e-commerce sites to collect taxes from out-0f-state buyers. Besides being a messy proposition to administrate, it also means you're paying taxes to another state or community rather than supporting your own.
In America, elections have consequences. But that premise is undermined by the ability of an intense faction to shut down government because it won’t accept a particular law.
Archery, muzzleloader or firearms hunters can donate some or all of a deer to Share the Harvest by taking it to a participating processor or locker. All Share the Harvest venison stays in the community where it is donated.
Young people should acknowledge the seriousness and possibility of danger when they text while behind the wheel.
What we all want is a planet, a country, a city that we can pass on to the next generation. We want our children and grandchildren to have better opportunities than we have had. Climate change is making that less likely.